2016 Red Back
Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot
A Naramata Bench blend dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, barrel aged for 17 months in mostly French Oak. Supple tannins, full bodied flavours with notes of blackberry, coffee, cherry, and cassis. Decanting recommended to allow the wine to open up.
Availability: April 1, 2018 release
Sweetness: Very dry (0)
Awards: 92 POINTS – Our 2104 vintage was awarded Silver at the All Canadian Wine Championships, and scored 92 points.
“It begins with aromas of mint and cassis. On the palate, the fruit flavours are vibrant, with notes of black currant.”
John Schreiner www.johnschreiner.blogspot.ca